• Introducing the new Masters in Public Policy at the University of Arizona, School of Government & Public Policy


  • Criminal Justice Studies a degree of opportunities at the University of Arizona


  • The new Bachelors of Arts in Law   The first of its kind in the nation


  • The National Institute for Civil Discourse is housed in the School of Government and Public Policy. Former Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill W. Clinton serve as the Honorary Chairs for the Institute. For more information please visit nicd.arizona.edu.

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The School of Government and Public Policy was formed in 2009 by combining two highly ranked programs – political science and public administration and policy - bringing them under a single roof. Located in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, SGPP is one of the largest schools at the University of Arizona and is uniquely situated to serve as a new model for public affairs education by promoting high-caliber research, teaching, community outreach, and civic leadership.

By offering leading programs in political science, international relations, public policy, and public management, SGPP prepares men and women for leadership positions in the public and nonprofit sectors.

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SGPP associate professors Alex Braithwaite and Faten Ghosn join other members of the Four Corners Conflict Network to discuss the causes and security implications of the acute global refugee crisis. Political Violence @ a Glance, February 2, 2016
SGPP assistant professor Samara Klar describes how growing support for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders reflects many voters' frustration with both political parties. Klar co-wrote the book Independent Politics: How American Disdain for Parties Leads to Political Inaction with Stony Brook University... read more

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School of Government & Public Policy

University of Arizona
315 Social Sciences Bldg
P.O.Box 210027
Tucson, AZ 85721-0027
Tel: (520) 621-7600
Fax: (520) 621-5051 Undergraduate Fax: (520) 621-1000